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Ribbon Cutting, Gary Crooks Early Learning Center 1000 667 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Ribbon Cutting, Gary Crooks Early Learning Center

September 15th, 2021 – Bridgeport, CT – Alliance for Community Empowerment opened a new childcare center in Bridgeport today, a needed resource in the West End community. The Gary Crooks Early…

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Bridgeport East End Ribbon Cutting

Bridgeport, CT – August 11, 2021 – Bridgeport East End revitalization got a boost today from a ribbon cutting for the new Alliance For Community Empowerment Neighborhood Office at 1376 Stratford…

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BPT Moms Partnership Program

Are you a mother or caregiver experiencing emotional struggles, constant worry, or feeling overwhelmed? Could you use a break in your day to focus on you? MOMS Partnership is here…

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Energy assistance early intake starts today!

Early approval can mean receiving aid for the following services: • Fuel Refills (oil, propane, wood)• Furnace Repairs/Replacement• Monthly Payment Plan with utility companies The Alliance Energy Program provides help…

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UniteCT Mobile Bus at July Alliance Farmers Market

The UniteCT Mobile Bus will be at our next Farmers Market on July 30th at 1141 Park Ave, Bridgeport, CT from 10AM to 2PM. Stop by to apply and also…

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Lucy Baney Family Reunification Center Grand Opening 1000 667 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Lucy Baney Family Reunification Center Grand Opening

On Monday, June 28th, 2021, Alliance for Community Empowerment was honored to be part of Career Resources’ opening of their newest facility, The Lucy Baney Family Reunification Center.  The Center,…

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Alliance Farmers Market Opens This Friday

In an effort to bring our community members closer to the source of the food they eat, Alliance has hand-picked local farmers and invited them to vend on the last…

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Governor Lamont Announces Deadline for Winter Home Heating Assistance Program Extended to June 15 800 800 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Governor Lamont Announces Deadline for Winter Home Heating Assistance Program Extended to June 15

Families and Individuals Seeking Assistance Should Visit www.ct.gov/staywarm or Call 2-1-1 for Guidance (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont is encouraging Connecticut residents who need help paying last winter’s home heating bills…

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Volunteers Fight Hunger and the Cold in Norwalk

For February’s Alliance Allies Livestream, host Dr. Monette Ferguson was on site in Norwalk at Calf Pasture Beach for the Foodshare and CT Food Bank weekly drive-thru food distribution, which…

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Chef Raquel shares pancake recipe with Alliance families

On February 10th, via livestream, Alliance hosted a delightful online cooking demo with A Pinch of Salt Chef Raquel Rivera.  She taught families, associated with Alliance Early Learning, how to…

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Eviction Foreclosure Tsunami Crisis is Coming

Likely to Impact Lower Income African Americans and Hispanics in Fairfield County In a recent survey by the Census Bureau, over 38,000 residents in Fairfield County estimated that they were…

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Alliance Allies December Livestream

We had the pleasure of having a one on one conversation with the newly appointed Executive Director of Park City Communities, Jillian Baldwin. Park City Communities was formerly known as…

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Alliance Allies November Livestream

In the November edition of Alliance Allies, we had the pleasure of inviting guests to our show who are vital in assisting the elderly in our community. Beatrix Lane, Executive…

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Alliance For Community Empowerment Census Blitz

Beginning Friday, September 25th and ending on Monday, September 28th, Alliance for Community Empowerment held its first ‘Census Blitz’ in Bridgeport to promote the importance of filling out the 2020…

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Alliance Allies September Livestream

In the September episode of Alliance Allies we focused on individuals who dedicate their time to empowering the youth in our community. We had the pleasure of having guests John…

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Alliance for Community Empowerment Hosts First Ever Free Food Distribution and Resource Fair 1000 667 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Alliance for Community Empowerment Hosts First Ever Free Food Distribution and Resource Fair

On Monday, August 31, 2020 from 10 AM to 1PM, all were welcomed to Alliance for Community Empowerment’s first ever citywide, free food distribution and resource fair. The event was…

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The Importance of COVID-19 Testing 1000 667 Alliance for Community Empowerment

The Importance of COVID-19 Testing

With testing widely available, it’s time for you to do your part. When taking a test, you are taking an active measure to prevent spreading the virus to family and…

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Alliance For Community Empowerment Annual Meeting

At Alliance For Community Empowerment, it is our hope that we capture the essence of the past year and provide a look into the future for our community members. Though…

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Cora Wright Early Learning Center Dedication 2560 1707 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Cora Wright Early Learning Center Dedication

Cora Wright, a 90-year-old former board member, has dedicated 50 years of her life to Alliance’s agency. On March 28, 2019, Alliance chose to name their learning center in Wright’s…

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United States Census 2020

With your participation in the United States Census 2020, we will have the resources to support our resilient efforts. Responses are kept confidential and can be completed online or on…

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Alliance August Livestream

Our August livestream was broadcasted live from the Norwalk location of Alliance for Community Empowerment. It was only fitting that for this show we partnered with Lamond Daniels, LCSW, MPA,…

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Alliance for Community Empowerment, Inc. Contributes Food to PT Partners in the form of “Bridgeport Blessing Boxes ” 1000 667 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Alliance for Community Empowerment, Inc. Contributes Food to PT Partners in the form of “Bridgeport Blessing Boxes ”

Over 600, 40 lb. boxes of food were distributed to residents at P.T. Barnum Apartments by the organization PT Partners on July 15th, 2020. These “Bridgeport Blessing Boxes” to local…

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Alliance June Livestream

Our first June livestream focused on the importance of the Black Lives Matter movement. A moment of silence was given to the following victims of racism and inequality at the…

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ABCD, Inc. Is Now Alliance For Community Empowerment – May Livestream 1500 845 Alliance for Community Empowerment

ABCD, Inc. Is Now Alliance For Community Empowerment – May Livestream

The May 1st livestream for then ABCD, Inc. ushered in a tidal wave of possibly. For our last ABCD, Inc. livestream, we debuted our name change from ABCD, Inc. to…

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Alliance April Livestream

Our second month of live streaming involved updating our staff and community about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on our neighborhoods and agency. Even during these times, then ABCD,…

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ABCD Still Here To Help

Action for Bridgeport Community Development Inc. (ABCD) during this health emergency is providing residents with supportive services such as rental and energy assistance. Of course, ABCD is closely monitoring the…

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March Livestreaming

As the ever changing world health crisis continues, we at Alliance understand that you must be constantly informed about the status of the vital services we provide to the community.…

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ABCD Love Event

Community members from all parts of town joined Alliance (then ABCD) in an exciting Valentine’s Day fundraiser for the organization. Those in attendance laughed and danced the night away at…

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Governor Lamont’s Visit

As a provider of early child education and day care services, Alliance (then ABCD) was chosen as the launch pad for State Governor Ned Lamont’s new increase in the benefits…

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GED Classes

Beginning January 2020, Alliance is proud to announce that we will be offering GED classes for our local community members. In these classes, students will earn a Connecticut State High…

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